University of Hull

Degree level: Undergraduate

Professional Practice in Early Years 0-8 (Foundation Degree)

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Course summary

If you’re a child-minder, a pre-school learning leader or an early-years practitioner, you’ll benefit from the professional development opportunities that go hand-in-hand with this foundation degree. It's designed to meet the exact but changing needs of employers, and will develop your knowledge and understanding of working with babies and young children. You'll find yourself developing skills for the early childhood education and care sector, as well as gaining experience in an academic background and developing the attributes that employers value. It will enable you to develop the skills, expertise and knowledge to apply for Initial Teacher Training or a range of other professional education routes. Official Team GB partners Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it. What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership. We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else. Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Compulsory modules Academic Study Skills Early Child Development: Theory into Practice Professional Reflective Practice: Listening to Young Children Safeguarding and Promoting the Wellbeing of Young Children Social Inclusion in Early Childhood Education and Care Professional Reflective Practice: Learning Journeys Year 2 Compulsory modules Approaches to Research in Early Childhood Studies Children's Play and Creativity Professional Reflective Practice: Transitions Action Research Project Inclusive Strategies for Early Years Professional Reflective Practice: Critical Reflection and Alternative Pedagogies All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree. Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests. Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work. Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
X313
Institution code:
H72
Campus name:
The University of Hull
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Two years (minimum) childcare experience

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit www.hull.ac.uk
Institution's Own Test60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)

Please click below for a list of the English language qualifications we accept.

https://www.hull.ac.uk/Choose-Hull/Study-at-Hull/Admissions/English-language-requirements.aspx


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £7500 Year 1
England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1
Channel Islands £7500 Year 1
International £15400 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Professional Practice in Early Years 0-8 (Foundation Degree) at University of Hull - UCAS